Victor Horsley

Surgeon, Deceased Person

1857 – 1916

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Who was Victor Horsley?

Sir Victor Alexander Haden Horsley was an accomplished scientist and professor. He was born in Kensington, London. He was educated at Cranbrook School, Kent and studied medicine at University College London and in Berlin, Germany, and in the same year started his career as a house surgeon and registrar at the University College Hospital. From 1884 to 1890 Horsley was Professor-Superintendent of the Brown Institute. In 1886 he was appointed as Assistant Professor of Surgery at the National Hospital for Paralysis and Epilepsy, and as a Professor of Pathology and Professor of Clinical Surgery at University College London. He was a supporter for Women's Suffrage, and was an opponent of tobacco and alcohol.

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Born
Apr 14, 1857
Kensington
Also known as
  • Dr. Victor Horsley
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University College London
  • Cranbrook School, Kent
Died
Jul 16, 1916
Amarah

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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